Oka Half Marathon Recap

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So there you have it, my 2015 racing season is over! This was by far both the hardest season to date and the most rewarding. I accomplished things that I never knew I could. I achieved PR’s that not too long ago seemed impossible and I continued to share my passion for running and fitness […]

Race to find TIME

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This article was originally posted in March 2015. However after a very busy few weeks I have noticed myself slipping back into old habits and in desperate need of re-reading my own advice! Okay parents, let’s be real. Many of us feel like we can’t take the time we need for ourselves because of our […]

Parenting On The Run

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Parenting is a tough job. The hardest one out there. As parents we are so focused on instilling good habits in our children that it’s often easy to forget that the best way, is to do it within yourself first. My daughter is 3.5 years old and like all kids her age, she runs pretty […]

Sunscreen & First Derm

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Finally sunscreen weather has arrived! After a long winter, everyone is eager to get outside and enjoy the warm weather-especially here in Canada! But who’s actually wearing their sunscreen? Every day before I send my kids off to school, I apply sunscreen on them. Even on days that are cloudy. My kids know that putting […]

How to get in a workout WITH your kids!

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Ped days. They’re probably some of your child’s favorite days of the school year but let’s face it…they’re not always yours. It sounds great in theory and honestly it sometimes is! There are those magical days when your little prince or princess gets to stay home with Mommy and bake cookies, play board games and […]

5 Reasons FUN RUNS are for Everyone!

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This may just be the best advice you’ll ever get when it comes to running and fitness….Sign up for a FUN RUN!! Fun Runs are races that are not officially timed and don’t give out medals. They are ridiculously messy and most of all CRAZY FUN! This past weekend, my friend Christina and I participated in the […]

Running in the Rain

5 Reasons to RUN in the RAIN (1)

Okay so it’s not my favorite type of run but there are days when I just don’t have a choice. Today was one of them. Granted the rain is melting away what’s left of the snow and cleaning up the city but it’s also bone chilling to be sweaty and rain soaked at the same […]

Magic Holiday Moments

It’s a holiday weekend! Yay! 4 beautiful days together as a family 4 days with no work, no school, no schedule -just good old fashioned family fun. Sleeping in and taking it easy. What could be better? I can often be very much of a type A planner. I like to know what’s going to […]

See Mommy Run

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This week my kids unknowingly gave me the answers to the question that I get asked the most: Why do I run? Pretty much everyone who is a non-runner has asked me this question in the past year and a half. Non-runners seem to be satisfied with a get fit, lose weight, be more healthy […]